The Spring Cow award is given to the club member catching the first bass of the season 40 inches or larger.
STRIPER A MONTH
Running concurrently with the High Hook contest is the striper a month challenge, where anglers receive recognition for catching a striped bass in each month of the year beginning in November and ending the following October.
SPRING CSA PLUG TOURNAMENT
The Connecticut Surfcasters Association holds a month-long tournament in the spring for fish caught on a member-made plug. The plug must be made by a CSA member and be made of wood, resin, hand carved or turned on a lathe. Jigs and soft plastics are not considered during this tournament. The "winner" is determined by the honor system, length of fish from tip of the mouth to the tip of tail and caught in a surfcasting situation.
FALL CSA CLUB TOURNAMENT
The Fall CSA Club tournament is held in the month of October.